Working from Home as an Extrovert

Amidst all of the concern and contagion of the coronavirus, my office, like many other offices in the US, recently began weighing the benefits and detriments of working from home. Luckily, my team can easily complete our jobs from our couches, so the transition job-wise has been fairly seamless. But working from home is still a huge change for me. We spend at least a … Continue reading Working from Home as an Extrovert

Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

(TW Eating Disorders)   As you may know if you’ve read my blog, I suffer from an eating disorder (ED). I’ve never had formal psychiatric intervention to help me deal with it, and every day I find another aspect of my life that my eating disorder affects. Since this week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week, my Registered Dietitian Kelsey wanted to work with me … Continue reading Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

High-Functioning Depression

(TW Depression, Eating Disorder)   Depression can be sneaky. It can creep up on you, especially when you haven’t been deep in the throes of it for a while and you’re so busy that you don’t really notice it. I was coming out of a depressive episode at the beginning of last year, and I got to a reasonably good place. I’m typically a high-functioning … Continue reading High-Functioning Depression

Being Afraid to Write

I’ve talked a bit on this blog about how it feels to not be motivated to write and about how crappy I feel when I don’t take the time to sit down and focus on my writing. Having the motivation, inspiration, and time to write is such an exact cocktail that it can be difficult to find. Especially when I have so many posts sitting … Continue reading Being Afraid to Write

Celebrating Food

(TW Disordered Eating) If you’re a regular here, you know all about my issues with disordered eating. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have some unhealthy thoughts around food, nor can I remember a time when I didn’t obsess about everything that I ate (and subsequently, my weight). With the introduction of Kelsey, my new dietitian, into my life, I’ve been trying to … Continue reading Celebrating Food